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Amburgey Appointed BC Vice President of Finance

Jeffrey S. Amburgey has been appointed Vice President for Finance at Berea College. Acting Vice President for Finance since 2004, Amburgey’s permanent appointment to the position was approved at the recent College Board of Trustees meeting.

Jeffrey Amburgey

In this institutional leadership role, Amburgey provides chief oversight for the annual budgetary process, oversees all major financial operations of the college, provides primary support for the Trustees’ Finance, Audit and Investment Committees, leadership for the Office of Financial Affairs, and provides strategic planning and reporting functions for all financial areas of the college. He also is responsible for all corporate financial records and all real and personal college property.

The Mt. Sterling native joined Berea College in 1994 as Associate Controller, later serving as Controller from 1996-2000. In 2000, he was named Assistant Vice President for Finance and Controller, the position he held before being named acting vice president for finance.

Before coming to Berea, Amburgey worked for Island Creek Corporation in Lexington for ten years, where he held positions as an accountant and supervisor of financial reporting.

In addition to a B.B.A. in accounting from Eastern Kentucky University, Amburgey holds an M.S. degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky.

Amburgey and his wife, Janie, a teacher aide at Kit Carson Elementary School in Richmond, have one daughter, Meagan, a seventh grader at Clark Moores Middle School. The family resides in Richmond.

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